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innavarro, mark preston thank you so much. >>> one of the nfl's outspoken players wants to push agendas. brendan ayanbadejo, he wants to further the causes of same-sex marriage and anti-bullying. ayanbadejo is a linebacker for the baltimore ravens. he's been a staunch supporter of gay rights for years. >> for me personally, i just see it as a human rights issue. it's not gay rights. it's just equal rights. it's just human rights, and whether it's suffrage or, you know, go back to slavery or segregation, gay rights, it's all the same thing to me. i've gotten a lot of skrcrutiny. i'm officially known as the gay ambassador. >> in the locker room is what he's talking about. the maryland state representative called him out for his support and one of the team's owner to stop him from commenting on such issues. the team refused. >>> imagine you're the parents of both super bowl head coaches. who do you root for? jack and jackie harbaugh have that problem right now. older son john coaches the baltimore ravens while younger son jim coaches the san francisco 49ers and when their parents spoke to
but for a lot of people. >> the nfl has been around fay long time, the early 20th century. when the nfl started -- ill asay this. not the nfl. but when professional football leagues started, a lot of those games are on saturday. i'm talking about the early and mid 20th century. that is when college football was played and for the longest time, college basketball was much more popular than professional football. professional football couldn't compete. there were some leagues that folded because of that. the league that eventually became the nfl decided we are not going to compete with college football. we don't want to play during the week because people have to work. we'll go to sundays. >> they sort of experimented with sundays. >> : right. there was some resistance to that on the part of some communities, some community leaders, religious leaders. they said this is the sabbath. this is a holy day. we don't want sports on sundays although other sports were played on sundays too. but they went to sundays. and starting in the late '50s into the early '60s they started to grow and grow in popular
in the nfl. the notre dame star says he was a victim of a hoax but admits he continued with the story of his girlfriend dying even after learning she never actually existed. >> my story, i felt, was a guy who in times of hardship and in times of trial really held strong to his faith, held strong to his family and i felt that that was my story. >> even if that hardship was perhaps exaggerated? >> no, it was what i went through was real, you know, the feelings, the pain, the sorrow, that was all real. >> cnn's george howell is here with more of what te'o is expected to say later today. >> this is interesting, isn't it? >> it is. it's like a train wreck and you can't stop watching it. >> so many twists and turns, so many different characters. so here's what we've got. it's confusing but here's what we've got, a relationship between two people online who basically never met. te'o insists he had every reason to believe that his girlfriend was real but in september, he got some information, led to believe his girlfriend died of cancer. carol, fast forward to december, this is just before the heism
football players usually welcome exposure ahead of the nfl draft, but not manti tie ohio. the heisman trophy winner up may be the best known player in the country but for all of the wrong reasons. we've brought together a panel to talk about manti te'o and the latest information coming out, including his interview with katie couric. andy, sports illustrated our sisters publication in gainesville, florida. joining us is gail saltz, also joining us in washington, eric, the president of resources and the author of damage control, why everything you know about crisis management is wrong. let me just play you a clip that katie couric just aired. >> the main person, there are so many similarities. she was polynesian, samoan, i'm samoan. i'm mormon and she knew a lot about that. i found a lot of peace and comfort in being able to talk to somebody and they knew my standards, they knew my culture, they knew what is expected of me and i knew what was expected of her. >> one of the theories, many theories, manti, making the rounds is somehow you created this whole scenario to cover up your sexua
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yards if you remember. the most ever by a quarterback in the nfl. he plans to use the term on it. shirts now. espn says some of the earnings may go to a carp for children with heart disease near his hometown of turlock. >> so cool. >> he is the guy in the nfl right now. >> traffic liz, what do we have cooking? >> we have metering lights on. that's the latest. you can see it's difficult to see. >> you can see the traffic behind the first overcrossing so before we make you, too nauseous we'll get rid of this camera shot we'll go to the next one. 101 through san jose. headlights northbound. so far speeds are still moving at the limit. to our maps now, other live traffic cameras word of a few more problems on the road including this accident in sunnyvale southbound 101 approaching the ma tilt da exit. two lanes are blocked so just a heads up. we are not seeing any major slowing yet on either direction of 101 but again that could change because chp is just now heading to the scene. so this is where we are starting to see some slowing. westboun
: the nfl draft still a few months away now. what will you hear about the prospects. >> you find a few experts who say this will help him at the same time jim gray told me earlier today that the basic fact is character is not always king in the nfl. listen. you just don't ever know. there are 32 teams here so. one man's trash is another man's treasure, jonathan. someone may not want to have any part of him. there are teams that take guys that you scratch your head about and then there are other teams that take people that no one else would take and they become stars. >> jim also said that frankly te'o's play in that championship game when notre dame got cruched by alabama might have more to do about his prospects than this character. >> shepard: alabama had a lot to do with that. [ laughter ] >> shepard: thank you. the multimillionaire golfer who complained about his taxes in california is still talking about how he wished he never talked about it phil mickelson now says about his threat to up and leave the state of california. new words next. using robotics and mobile technology, veri
the front lines. the family of junior seau's family is suing the nfl and helmet maker riddel, claiming his death was caused by violent hits during his career. he died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the chest last year and his family says the suit will send a message to the nfl to care for its former players to acknowledge what they call decades of deception on head injuries and player safety. >>> the house has passed a bill that would prevent the united states from hitting the debt ceiling. at least right away. it's dubbed the no budget no pay act. it was proposed by republicans and it lets the treasury department borrow money until mid-may, as long as congress passes a budget by april 15th. if lawmakers don't come up with a blueprint for the budget, the measure states their pay will be withheld. constitution doesn't allow the no pay thing to really happen, so that is a pr stunt. any way, that's why the act passed. 33 republicans, 111 democrats voted against it. one dem who did, congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz and she tells us the bill wasn't a clean debt ceiling increase and
. nfl security compleconducted a securities search involving a woman named sandy ackerman who used pictures of an adult entertainer to establish relationships with pro athletes. the conversations mainly took place through twitter. in some instances she sent photographs to the players sell phones. several players tried to arrange meetings with her, which were not successful, which led to the investigation that she was a fake. >> we want to give you a little face time on "good morning washington." >> we're giving you a chance to give the "good morning washington greetings that we always show. send us a short clip or send us a link to your youtube clip. make sure you end the video by saying "good morning washington ." >> i would love to see people do their video in the snow. sandend those in. how much snow did we get? here are official numbers from the national weather center. the only one that is not official is washington, where i'm estimating about 0.2 inches. in st. mary's county, is no. i could find was just over 2 inches. stanton, 1 inch. alexandria, 0.6 inches. half an inch at
dramatic action against the nfl in the wake of his suicide. we have new details coming into "the situation room." ♪ let's go. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new cadillac xts... another big night on the town, eh? ...and the return of life lived large. ♪ and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> we're getting word of a lawsuit with major implications for professional football. cnn's casey wian is joining us from los angeles with details. casey, tell us about this lawsuit. >> well, wolf, junior seau, the former nfl middle linebacker, his family, including his four children, his ex-wife and the trustee of his estate are suing the national football league f
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death was accuses the nfl of hiding the dangers of repetive dangers of the head. indicating he had a degenerative brain disease likely caused by violent hits. >>> the new top boeing a fix is im independent. congressman rick larson from washington state says he refuses to second guess the faa's decision to ground boeing's 787 fleet last week due to an over heating problem with litd yum ion batteries. faa and boeing have told him the grounding of the plains should not last long. it is located in larson's district and largest employer. >>> art can often be a hot button issue. but in the next story things perhaps went a little too far. at a san francisco art exhibit went up in flames. marty spoke exclusive lavmly with the artist and was told it went on purpose. >>reporter: it was created by this woman, claire fon cane as part of an intercontactive. -- flair fontaine. >> very dangerous but noble work. come here and see the people are playing with fire and they don't like it. >>reporter: fontaine insisted the exhibit was safe. they tested it. fire retardant used on the wall and no one wa
. >> reporter: he also said he doesn't know how or if this hoax will affect his place in the nfl draft. abc news. los angeles. >> we will show you an explosion that levels nearly a block. the video of the blast and how much damage was done. >> and the stunt makes for amazing video but someone could haven 't about killed. why authorities say the pilot shouldn't have been flying. look at this. before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it.
'm telling you. i'm saying it is something that will be in the nfl for years to come. because the nfl is a copy cat league. >> it is. >> this isn't new. >> go to this and then back to the prototypical -- >> bill walsh on the west coast office, which is basically throwing the ball to the runningback. now everybody jumped on board because it's the copy cat league. >> not sure you answered the question. two people you may not have heard of, jack and jackie harbaugh. the parents -- >> we're bringing them up, because their kids are going against each other in the super bowl. >> yeah. >> if you're a parent, who are you rooting for? >> i'm not a parent, but if i was, i don't know. how do you do this? >> i don't know is not an answer. >> it is an answer. >> how do you root for one kid over the other? >> i got three. >> you got three? two of them going against each other in the super bowl, what do you do, wisdom martin? >> i root for both of them. >> you can't. >> yes, you can. >> you have to have a winner and there's going to be a loser. >> here's the thing. you don't determine the winner. th
-inflicted gun shot wound to the chest last year and his family says the suit will send a message to the nfl to care for its former players to acknowledge the deception on head injuries and player safety. >>> the house has passed a bill that would prevent the united states from hitting the debt ceiling. at least right away. it's dubbed the no budget no pay act. it was proposed by republicans and it lets the treasury department borrow money until mid may as long as congress passes a budget. the measure states their pay will be with held. constitution doesn't allow the no pay thing to really happen, any way, that's why the act passed. 33 republicans, 11 democrats voted against it. one who did, congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz and she tells us it wasn't a clean increase. she's right about that. >>> in the last 48 hours or so, u.s. cargo planes, transporting about 80 troops and 24 tons of supplies. a spokesman for the u.s. africa command tells us the air lifts began monday are going to go on for several more days. our country's -- and whether we should have a role is becoming more of a con
up nfl defenses with laser passes and gazelle-like speed. >> it put turlock on 0 the map which is fun. >> reporter: right now everyone knows the town as the hometown of 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick. the 49ers heading to the super bowl locals are swelling with the kind of pride that can only be expressed in baked goods. >> the cake is a red develop rhett cake, rain rain's favorite, cream cheese icing. >> reporter: there is kap cookies. >> we had 100 trays of them on saturday. 80 trays on sunday. we sold out on saturday. >> reporter: footers hot dogs, the tribute dog comes with cabba cabbage, hjalapenos and chili. everyone is eating up to the fab's biggest stage. >> it's a little surreal when you turn on "sportscenter" and every other commentary is about kaepernick. >> reporter: amy returns kaepernick as her math student at pittman high school, a tough student who excelled in every sport he tried. >> athletically he's just so fun to watch play anything. he's so talented and dynamic on the field or the basketball court. >> that's him in his freshman year. >> reporter: football coac
:00 on channel 7. >>> the family ojunior sao is suing the nfl. the wrong full of death law you suit says by oh mission or outright lying the league hid the dangers of repetitive blows to the head. >>> let's go back and talk about the 49ers and the new stadium in claire. we learned it will be the first profootball stadium in the country certified as a sustainable energy facility. a deal was announced to install a number of solar collectars atop the stadium. it will generate enough electricity in a year to offset the power consumed by all of the 49ers home games making it the first sports facility in california to become a zero net energy facility. the 49ers held their first practice since becoming nfc champions today and wayne freedman was there. tonight while they know the super bowl is on the line and it is a big deal so far the team seems to be treating it just like any other game. >> reporter: if professional football is a modern watered down version of interurban warfare there could be one of the fortre is sses. >> how long have you been sitting here? >> two hours. >> how much longer are y
played 18 years in the nfl. his brother did it not make it there, he was the older brother who watched his younger brother do better by about a year difference and i don't want to pick a team, wouldn't it be interesting if the older brother finally got a little bit of the spotlight. >> steve: absolutely, if you were the parents, who would you root for. e-mail us. >> brian: no, no, word from the control room, i did not pick the game. >> steve: you're picking the brother, not the game. >> brian: i'm trying to say wouldn't it be nice. i didn't say it better happen or will happen. wouldn't it be nice is not pick of the game, am i might, gretchen. >> gretchen: i'm going to analyze the players before the coaches and then i'll get back to you. >> brian: really? you're going to look at the game. >> gretchen: i'm actually going to look at the game and get back to you on my pick. and this politician thrown behind bars, didn't get along with his opponents and threatened to shoot them. that's one way to get rid of them. >> steve: the president bypassed congress to enact new gun laws and issue exec
on marketability. and when you dissect that question it's a question of performance versus perception. on the nfl side it's a question of how is manti going to perform on the field. this is no longer a scouting issue it's a personnel issue. they need to look at behind of scenes of what went into this and each nfl team has in-depth investigation units that will get to the bottom of that. that's the performance component. on the second side as it relates to market act and endorsement it's a question of fan perception, how do they view him, what do they feel his role is in this and how do they align themselves with him as far as likability. >> chris, whose audio has been fixed, how about just the pressure of going into this with the eyes of the nation watching everything you're doing as a football player. tell me about that. >> it's a huge amount of pressure for manti but he dealt with a lot of pressure throughout the season so you were able to see with all this going on that he was able to perform well on the field, i think the question still right now is what's the truth? i think as an nfl team, t
with this person. she is not who she claims to be. that's according to an article on, the league's official website, which says the memo was posted by philip daniels, now the team's director of player development. the redskins said philip daniels was not available to speak to us and the team wouldn't put anyone out to talk to us about the players' interactions with the woman on social media. but daniels told that on multiple occasions several redskins players tried to arrange meetings with the woman who the report says went by the pseudonym sydney ackerman. she not only wasn't sydney ackerman, report says, she also wasn't c.j. miles, the adult entertainment star whose pictures were ripped off and used in correspondence with the players. there is an unverified twitter feed with pictures of a similar looking woman. tweets there warn fans that an impostor used her photos and say she feels sorry for the players who fell for the hoax. the report says none of the players were successful in arranging meetings with the woman who sent the tweets. and that raised suspicions with the r
. >>> a serious accusation rocking the sports world this morning. two former nfl stars, tim brown and jerry rice, are accusing their former coach of sabotaging the super bowl. rice and brown claim that coach bill callahan, changed the raiders' game plan at the last minute to help his friend, opposing coach jon gruden, win. he calls it ludicrous. >>> serena williams showed her frustration with the rackets and she also suffered a back injury, her first loss in 20 matches. if you're going to throw it away, we'll take the racket. put it up next to pete townsend's smashed guitar. but she'll bounce back. >>> but the raiders story, you were shaking your head? >> why would he want to help his friend rather than win it himself? >> rich gannon, who was the quarterback, said that wasn't the case. they didn't change the verbiage at the line of scrimmage so the other team knew what was coming. >> it took ten years for this to come out. >>> now to beyonce, the superstar remaining quiet right now. abc's david wright has the story on all the sound and the silence. good morning, david. >> reporter: morning, amy.
a narrowly avoided massacre. >>> new orleans will soon be welcoming the nfl, though maybe not its commissioner. why roger goodell might find himself locked out of some of new orleans restaurants. >>> a horrific fire, espn anchor severely burned. she talks to sanjay gupta as she returns to the scene of the accident for the first time. officemax can help you drive supply costs down... and down. use your maxperks card and get a 10-ream case of officemax multiuse paper for just 4.99 after maxperks rewards. find thousands of big deals now... at officemax. progress-oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your progress-oh! story on facebook. people are saying "progress-oh!" do you guys ride? well... no. sometimes, yeah. yes. well, if you know anybody else who also rides, send them here -- we got great coverage. it's not like bikers love their bikes more than life itself. i doubt anyone will even notice. leading the pack in motorcycle insurance. now, that's progressive. call or c
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. >> lawrence wright. >>> still ahead, the family of nfl star junior seau is suing, claiming the brain injury he got playing pro football caused his suicide. could their lawsuit actually be a game changer? >>> also ahead, it is cold out there. but it's not just talking about here in new york. much colder than normal in much of the country. can you say 33 below? and it's not over yet. we'll explain why. ic low back p. imagine you with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not for children under 18. people taking maois, linezolid or thioridazine or with uncontrolled glaucoma should not take cymbalta. taking it with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. severe liver problems, some fatal, were reported. signs include abdominal pain and yell
'o and his sexuality. what i want to ask you is this, there has never been an openly gay player in the nfl, professional sports. as the head coach of football at nevada, do you think being gay could affect someone's football career? >> if i could for one moment, i would like to back up. i don't think in my opinion that the question was appropriate, in my opinion. that being said, do i think that professional major college sports is prepared for an openly gay athlete? i do, i do believe that. i certainly, in my position as the head football coach at nevada, if one of our players was openly gay, it wouldn't change my opinion of him one way or another. we're judged on whether or not we're taking care of our business in the class room and whether or not we're productive as football players. our job is to graduate players and win games. if a young man is doing those two things, his sexual orienitation has no bearing on what's going on. >> all right, coach, thank you for your time. and i want to bring in dr. drew pinsky, the host of dr. drew on call. let me ask you, do you think that was a fair
of legend? >> i was lucky enough to play 16 years in the nfl, 2 super bowl teams. to be able to apriccomplish the goals, win a world championship. a great thing for me. >> here is the question i never thought i would ask john elway? ever had a fake girlfriend? >> no. never have. >> can you imagine having a fake girlfriend? one had you for a year without ever physically seeing her, even when you skyped she never appeared, et cetera, et cetera. >> no, i can't imagine having that, and everything going on with manti and, obviously a sad situation. hate to see a kid go through that. >> do you buy it all from what you've seen? >> i do. sounds like naiveity to me. but then again, i had wait, vet it out, see what happens. and go from there. >> hate to think about it obviously improved his play. so the question i guess for you now, since are you in this great high-powered position with the broncos, are you actively encouraging the broncos now to have fake girlfriends in the hopes it boosts their play? >> no, no. we'd like to boost their play, but not like that. >> i think you should s
'o and his sexuality. there has never been an openly gay player in the nfl. could being gay affect someone's professional football career? >> if i could for one moment, i'd like to back up. i don't think in my opinion that the question was appropriate. in my opinion. that being said, do i think that professional major college sports is prepared for an openly gay athlete? i do believe that. and i certainly in my position as the head football coach at nevada if one of our players was openly gay, it wouldn't change my opinion of him one way or another. we are judged on whether we are taking care of business in the classroom, being productive as football players, and ultimately, our job to graduate players and win games. if a young man is doing those two things and being a responsible citizen, his sexual orientation, one way or another has no bearing on what what's going on. >> all right. coach polian, thank you for your time. i want to bring in drew pinskey. let me ask you. do you think that was a fair question? what do you think of manti te'o's response? >> i think it was a question she had
room. that's my job. >> he is a class act. >>> once again, the nfl's fashion police have put the hammer down on the 49ers. frank gore was fined $10,500 because his socks were too low in the nfc championship. remember alex smith was warned not to wear the giants cap while holding a press conference this year. hence the reference no fun league. >>> we'll kick off our coverage friday night at 7 p.m. a one-hour special. we know that the catch is the best offensive play in 49ers history but what's the best defensive play? i want your vote. tweet me at kpix sports. >> that's a good one. >> this kid from lsu is a good player and a good kid. we are going to make him great. >>> jamarcus russell is hoping to return to the nfl. he has been out of the league since being released in 2009 by the raiders has been in heavy training but still reportedly weighs over 300 pounds. hey hey hey! >>> sharks have signed former all-star and two-time stanley cup winner scott gomez. the 12-year veteran will be joining a team showing no effects from the lockout. >> g
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